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Statue of St Cornelius, France, 1801-1900

Science Museum, London

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Many Christians have long believed that the saints are able to plead with God on their behalf and that particular saints can give protection against specific illnesses. St Cornelius is called upon by those experiencing epilepsy and diseases of the ear. The statue is carved from wood with a painted decoration. He is wearing the clothes of a bishop as Cornelius (d. 253 CE) was ordained as Bishop of Rome in 251 CE. maker: Unknown maker Place made: France



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Statue of St Cornelius, France, 1801-1900. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY


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